| Sep 24, 2010
Grace Bradley Boyd, an actress who came to Hollywood as a Paramount contract player in the early 1930s but abandoned her career after marrying the love of her life, William "Hopalong Cassidy" Boyd, has died. She was 97.
Boyd, the keeper of the "Hoppy"...
| Jan 11, 2010
| 2:42 PM
LINDA PURL as Charlene Matlock
Linda Purl was born in Greenwich, Connecticut, and raised in Japan, where she began performing at age seven. Having also studied in England and France, Purl returned to the U.S. in 1971 to star in the film "Jory" and attend...
| Jun 30, 2011
Child actress Edith Fellows had made about 30 films by the age of 13 when she starred in a heart-wrenching, high-profile 1936 custody case, which was driven, she later said, by "my money — past, present and future."
Abandoned as an infant by her...
| Apr 21, 2009
The body of the fifth child who drowned in a submerged car Saturday has finally been recovered this Tuesday afternoon. Four year-old Hallie Kenkins' remains was found by a Good Samaritan. He's an elderly man who took it upon himself to search for the...
| Apr 23, 2009
The body of the fifth child who drowned in a submerged car Saturday has finally been recovered Tuesday afternoon. Four year-old Hallie Jenkins' remains was found by a Good Samaritan. He's an elderly man who took it upon himself to search for the little...
| Nov 19, 2008
Do the Golden Globes have anything to teach the Academy Awards? Maybe one thing: How to lighten up.
The Globes, with its two best picture categories, knows that dramas and comedies are almost completely different art forms that can't be judged against...
| Sep 10, 2008
For half a century, the beds at Hearst Castle have been empty.
But now one can be yours for a night. And eight of your friends can join you to dine, swim in the Neptune Pool and toss off lines from "Citizen Kane" like, "I think it would be fun to run a...
| Sep 11, 2008
| 2:46 PM
Stand-up comedians need someone to bounce their stuff off of. Itís usually a close friend, because you have to say whatís funny out loud to someone you trust before you perform in front of an audience. Any comic with a brain has an Ear or two he...
| Oct 5, 2008
With the Cubs and Sox in the playoffs, Chicago is trying to curb booze-fueled idiocy around the ballparks by asking nearby bar owners to suspend alcohol sales in the eighth and ninth innings of any possible series-clinching home game. Here are 10 takes on...
| Sep 3, 2009
| 3:00 AM
One month after a lavish public memorial for Michael Jackson, the pop singer's family prepared to inter him privately Thursday in a mausoleum filled with legendary entertainers.
On Wednesday, a judge said Jackson's estate will bear the funeral costs,...
| Mar 4, 2009
A funny thing happened on the way to "supporting roles only" in Dwayne Johnson's movie career: Kids.
The struggling action star did The Game Plan, a comedy for Disney, and all of a sudden he's big box office and every child's best bud. He did Cory in the...
| Nov 11, 2007
The Writers Guild of America went on strike last week, idling wordsmiths for both the small and big screens. Just think of the fun that W.C. Fields, who wrote scripts under such pseudonyms as Mahatma Kane Jeeves and Otis Criblecoblis, might have had...